Nicholas Baldrige has been a Deputy Sheriff for 8 1/2 years and a canine handler for 6 of those years. He is a court expert in marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin and prescription pill possession, sales and transportation. Nicholas Baldrige holds a bachelors degree in Political Science from Santa Clara University and a Masters degree in Criminal Justice with a thesis on crime reduction techniques from the University of Cincinnati. Nicholas also teaches criminal justice at the local high school. Nicholas is a key note speaker at numerous presentations on prescription drug abuse focusing on abuse at the high school level and education of students and parents.